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A monograph of the Nectariniidae, or, Family of sun-birds (1876)



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Author: Shelley, G. E. (George Ernest), 1840-1910; Keulemans, J. G. (John Gerrard), 1842-1912, ill; Keulemans, J. G. (John Gerrard), 1842-1912, lithographer
Subject: Sunbirds; Sunbirds
Publisher: London : Published by the author
Language: English
Call number: 39088015703598
Digitizing sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
Book contributor: Smithsonian Libraries
Collection: biodiversity

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Published in XII parts from July 28, 1876 to February, 1880. The original working title, used in parts I-X, was A monograph of the Cinnyridae, or family of sun-birds. In parts XI-XII the title was changed to its final form: A monograph of the Nectariniidae, or family of sun-birds

"Printed by Taylor and Francis"--Verso of t.p

"The illustrations ... have all been executed by Mr. Keulemans"--Introduction, p. xi

Plates are hand-colored

"Literature" : p. [lix]-cviii

Includes bibliographical references ("Literature" : p. [lix]-cviii) and index

Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib.

SCNHRB has two copies

SCNHRB c. 1 (39088015703556) has faded signature at head of t.p

SCNHRB c. 1 bound in black goatskin, gilt fillets and rolls on boards, title in gilt on spine, gilt edges, marbled endpapers

SCNHRB c. 2 (39088015703598) bound in black library buckram, title in gilt on spine, marbled edges


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